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gadgets, products and just plain common sense stuff. Practical advice
for any one who loves cooking outside.
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Send Us Your Favorite Chicken or Rib Recipe and Have a Chance at Winning a Copy of BARBECUE NATION
A COOKBOOK FROM AMERICA'S SOUL
BARBECUE NATIONis a
cookbook that celebrates the true melting-pot of America's grilling
cuisine. 350 hot off the grill, backyard tested recipes and the stories
behind them, to delight your friends and family as you add to your
grilling expertise. You will travel with me, Fred Thompson, as I
collected recipes across the U.S.A. Grilled short ribs from the heart
of "Little Korea" in Manhattan, planked salmon from the Pacific
Northwest, awesome baby-back ribs from Memphis, garlic-studded beef
brisket from Sugarland Texas, are just a few of the mouth-watering,
practical recipes that this unique book offers. And we've got side
dishes and condiments to make the whole meal sizzle. Useful tips,
beautiful color photography, and easy to follow instructions complete
this grill-lover's dream. Pick up your copy wherever books are sold.
WANT TO LEARN?? Check out these classes Fred will be teaching at the cooking school's web site
Chapel Hill, NC / CLASS at A Southern Season / May 20 2008 / Seafood on the Grill
Franklin, TN (Nashville) / May 31 2008 / Southern Food and Wine Festival-Seminar-Let's Get Grilling New York City / June 7-8 2008 / Big Apple Barbecue Block Party: Seminar- RIBTASTIC!!, More than just pork
Chapel Hill, NC / CLASS at A Southern Season / June 11 2008 / Grilling for a Crowd-Cooking the Big Cuts
Louisville, KY / Southern Foodways / July 11-13 2008
Allan and Sharon Benton opened their Madisonville home and thrilled me with a marinated filet and a shrimp skewer with basil and prosciutto. Allan is a nationally known for his artisan country hams and bacon.
Laura Thompson is an avid tailgater and she shares her Easy London Broil, perfect for a game day feast or backyard gathering.
Hugh Lynn, grew-up in Sugarland TX, and has managed to live his life in the great states of BBQ- North Carolina, Kansas, and now Memphis Tennessee. He learned from each place to develop some killer ribs.
PRAISE FOR BARBECUE NATION
"When Fred Thompson wields the tongs, you can bet the Bb Queens are there! From sea to shining sea, Fred has rounded up the savoy secrets of smoke,the sizzle of great grilled food, and all the sauces, slathers, and rubs that make up the American melting pot. Every recipe makes your tastebuds say WOW!"
Karen Adler and Judith Fertig, authors of the BBQ Queens Big Book of Barbecue